If the specific versions are not further noted in this document, proceed as follows

  • Shutdown the servlet container
  • Replace both WAR files
  • Start the servlet container
  • Visit the MDR-GUI to check if a database upgrade is necessary, if so:

    • make a backup of your database
    • open the admin interface of the MDR-GUI
    • execute the database upgrade

After those steps the MDR should work.

Upgrade from 1.7.x to 1.8.x

  • The namespace of the configuration file changed:

    • open the mdr.postgres.xml file and replace every occurence of config/PostgreSQL with common (only the namespaces)
  • proceed with the upgrade